Sunday, October 19, 2008

Items of Interest: The Towering Disco Inferno


This is the first in a series of posts as suggested by MJ here. Only I won't be so prolific as to post one household object per day. After all, you all know how lazy I am.

As you can see, on the left is the pictorial logo of this new series of Items of Interest. If I remember, I'll use this same logo for all subsequent posts in the series.

You will also see that, I have (and will continue to do so with future posts) photographed the Item from an unusual angle, and omitted to name it, thereby inviting you, the cherished reader/stalker*, to guess what it is. This first Item is an easy one seeing as it's the first of the series.





* I must have one, mustn't I? Anyone?


33 comments:

  1. I'd stalk you.

    With that out of the way, I'd really like to see what glorious music that quite fabulous item holds.

    And were you up at 7am today?

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  2. You've been down at the docks, silver-plating the pier?

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  3. It's a small roller-coaster. How exciting!

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  4. Good angle. This is fun. Post more! Now!

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  5. CyberPetra: Aww... That's so sweet! But think of your carbon footprint.

    And, no, I wasn't up at 7am this morning. I was woken up at 6:20 by one of the work coven ringing to say that work was a go for today. Boo.

    T-Bird: The Rack is Back! Yay!

    As for my nice rack - this is for 'Petra, too - It's one of two that hold my CD singles. Mostly consisting of electronica and dance, with swathes of Erasure, Goldfrapp, A1, Alcazar, Jai, Ultra and Steps!

    MJ: If only the docks looked this good.

    Tim: It's certainly a rollercoaster of taste!

    Snooze: * salutes*

    Yessir!

    Ummm... I'd better have a scour around, first...

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  6. Yikes! That's what I'd call a rude awakening. Booo!

    How tall are your racks, how many cds do they hold and where did you get them?

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  7. It's a rack full of Abba, Steps and Mario Lanza, isn't it?

    What do we win?

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  8. 'Petra: One's 115cm high and holds 61 CDs, the other's 105cm and holds 56. I can't remember wher I got them from - I think my sister gave me the smaller one?

    Puppy & Hippo: There are rather a lot of Steps singles (from "Deeper Shade of Blue" onwards, yes. And one from Agnetha Faltskog "If I thought you'd ever change your mind", but who the hells is Mario Lanza?

    You win the Agnetha single.

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  9. I like them a lot and I spent today looking at stuff like that in magazines and catalogues.

    Must find out if they sell those here.

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  10. Oh and Mario Lanza sounds like one of those boys who can't sing but look really hot on the cover.

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  11. A tiny house roller coaster would be awesome.

    That is a lot of singles.

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  12. Mario Lanza is this old school crooner sort of like a fatter Dean Martin. The over 50's in my family are crazy for him.

    As usual, excellent taste in electronica, good sir!

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  13. Dinah, I'm thinking the tiny house roller coaster through a bit more … I'm thinking that the little dudes from Fraggle Rock need to be involved! What were they called? Doozers! That's it!

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  14. Cool pics! At first glance, they look like modern lamps. Most of my CDs are in shoe boxes--been there for years since I packed 'em from the last move. Most of of the ones I listen to are in the boxes on top of the pile :)

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  15. Its your xylophone isn't it !I bet you use it to entertain the sailors . Who doesnt love a meddley of hits , wallopped out on a xylophone ????

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  16. Beastie, I can honestly say I'm not one of them.

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  17. Have you seen what he uses as a xylophone mallet?

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  18. Is it freakishly bendy Miss MJ ??

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  19. At least it can carry a tune.

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  20. 'Petra: Mine are about 8-10 years old. Denmark had better be behind the times.

    Mario does, doesn't he. Shame he's probably hideous now, though. Or dead.

    Dinah: I want one more than ever now! I could have one instead of stairs.

    T-Bird: Excellent taste? Even the Steps?

    Tim: If the Doozers made it, it must be edible!

    * takes a big bite *

    Ow.

    Eros: Do you listen to those CDs because they're at the top, or because they're your favourites?

    BEAST: Just call me Patrick Moore!

    'Petra: How can you not?

    MJ: Shhhh! They'll all want to have a go on it.

    See? You've got BEAST and 'Petra all excited now.

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  21. IDV, I listen to those CDs because they're my favorites (and because they're at the top of the boxes:)

    Although, I have searched through those boxes when I felt like listening to a song I've not heard in a while.

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  22. I don't know what is worse, the hideous or the dead part.

    I think maybe the hideous part.

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  23. Indiana Jones and the mystery of the Crystal Suspension Bridge!

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  24. Don't you mean jockstrap?

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  25. A doozer plated jockstrap?

    I thought this was a nice blog that I could take home to my mother.

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  26. I have changed my mind , being a dedicated follower of fashion as you are ....its your Ugly Betty stylee orthodontic brace.
    That also doubles as a xylophone

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  27. but he still plays it with the warty wand?

    Painful!

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  28. I'm feeling Rolph Harris here. Is it 'Stairway to Heaven'?

    The above two sentences are unrelated.

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  29. Eros: You're so good. I'd be too lazy to search through boxes for a song.

    'Petra: I think you may be right.

    Tara: Ooh, now if young Harrison Ford were to run across that bridge, I'd be a very happy witch!

    Frobi: It'd have to be a very big one for a very fat wrist.

    Tim: Let's see you in yours and then we can compare pictures.

    'Petra: I think you may be right. Again.

    T-Bird: I'll not have any Doozer 'doings' on my 'strap, so it may be safe for your mum now.

    BEAST: Eww! I've just had the most horrible image of Patrick Moore clanking away on Betty's brace!

    'Petra: You're wrong this time.

    Tickers: Rolf's very quiet. Have you gagged him so he can't protest?

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